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Psyfiend can no longer be given Power Word: Shield. When you try to cast it on the psyfiend it will say "immune." So it has 10 hp, can be killed by an auto, and can't be protected.
So after dumbing down the game to the point where people with mental deficiencies can still play it they decide to nerf things that were at least somewhat interesting or skillful. 1500 spriests probably never bothered shielding their psyfiends anyways so blizz was like "fk it lets not even give people that option anymore, its way too next-level for our casual audience." /facepalm
I don't play these days but it's easy for me to see just how poor arena participation is from watching streams. I've been watching jahmilli a lot recently and in NA on the top end it's just the same people queing into each other every day over and over. I thought it was bad in wod but it's even worse in legion, there's probably around 40-50 people who consistently que at a really high level which is just sad.
I find it funny how people are making a big deal out of the fact that blizz probably only counted people with 50+ wins/1k rating for calculations, doesn't matter if there's 50k "active" arena players or 150k, either way it's a pathetic amount.
Kinda funny they buffed rogue stamina 5% after nerfing it quite a bit a few weeks ago. I get the feeling that with some of these changes they just pick a random % to nerf/buff something without doing any thorough testing and just "fix" it later when they realize they overdid something. Then again frequent changes are much better than no changes at all.